Cheap minibus hire Lisbon Airport – low rates in December and January
Minibus hire in Lisbon Airport will cost from approx. €500 per week in spring and autumn.
In high season minibus hire in Lisbon usually is quite a lot more expensive. In the summer months of July, August and September, minibuses frequently are quoted at rates from €750-€1000 per week from Lisbon Airport.
The best deals on minibus hire in Aeroporto de Lisboa in the tourist season are available online when booking as early as possible, and preferably several months before the visit.
Using the Cartrawler online booking engine for car hire in November 2011 with booking for summer 2012, a standard 9 seater (driver+8 passengers) minibus for hire in Lisbon Airport could be found for rental in the period of 10th to 17th of August 2012 from €646 (one week of Lisbon minibus hire).
Cheapest minibus in Lisbon Airport
November, December and January are by far the cheapest months for hiring minibuses in Lisbon Airport. In the festive season around Christmas and New Year, minibus rental rates can turn out to be higher; especially if you postpone booking to a few days before your holiday in Portugal.
The best rates are usually found in November and December. The cheapest Lisbon minibus for hire can be rented from as low as €280 for a week in these months of low demand; the equivalent of €40 per day.
Already in February, minibus rental in Lisbon Airport gradually becomes more expensive with weekly minibus rates from approx. €300 for 9 seater vehicles.
Minibus hire from the airport in Lisbon
The large majority of 9 seater minibuses for hire in Lisbon Airport are one of the following makes/models:
- Mercedes Vito (Avis Rent-A-Car, Budget Car Rental, Sixt)
- VW Caravelle/VW Transporter (Hertz Rent-A-Car, Guerin, Europcar)
- Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro
- Ford Transit
- Renault Traffic (Hertz Rent-A-Car, Auto Jardim)
Most are between 1 and 5 years old. For these larger cars, model changes are less frequent and virtually all minibuses have strong and quite frugal diesel engines.
Child seats and minibus rental
If you need to hire children seats with your minibus rental from Lisbon Airport, the seats can be prebooked when completing your online booking at the Cartrawler search engine. The children or baby seats will be charged at the counter when arriving to pick up the rental vehicle.